Tools & Technology
The latest news on life science tools and technology in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.
Foundation Medicine, Merck KGaA to Collaborate on Companion Diagnostics
The companies will develop FoundationOne Liquid CDx and FoundationOne CDx as CDx tests in the US market for selected Merck KGaA marketed and pipeline treatments.
Sysmex Gets Approval in Japan for Retinal Dystrophy Gene Panel
The next-generation sequencing panel identifies genetic mutations that cause inherited retinal dystrophy, which results in vision problems, including blindness.
Massive Bio to Provide AI Analytics to Precision Cancer Consortium
The bioinformatics firm hopes to help the coalition of biopharmaceutical companies improve oncology clinical trial matching and access to NGS testing.
Owkin, NanoString Technologies Launch $50M Spatial Omics Research Program for Cancer Research
The companies have assembled a coalition of research institutions in the US and Europe to apply spatial omics to biomarker and drug discovery.
Invivoscribe, Complete Genomics Partner to Develop, Commercialize Oncology Biomarker Tests
The companies will collaborate to develop biomarkers tests for minimal residual disease (MRDs) in research and clinical setting using the DNBSeq sequencer.